Annika Sorenstam, returned to play an official event, for the first time since 2008, last February, when she was among the announced protagonists of the Gainbridge LPGA, tournament of the highest American female circuit. And now the golf legend, for the first time in 13 years will perform at her home, in Sweden, in the Scandinavian Mixed, scheduled from 10 to 13 June 2021 at Vallda Golf and Country Club in Gothenburg.
The 50-year-old from Bro, who boasts 89 victories worldwide (including 10 Majors), together with Henrik Stenson, Olympic vice-champion at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games, will be ambassador of the tournament. She whom she will see 78 men and 78 women on the field, for a mixed show that will offer a prize pool of 1,000,000 euros.
Annika Sorenstam, statements
"I am thrilled to play this event and to return to my home country Sweden after such a long time. It is a perfect opportunity for a historic event that will also serve to demonstrate that golf is truly for everyone"
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